Golfers roar to success at Lions Club Sirindhorn’s Cup

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Pattaya’s Lions Club hosted a party to announce the results of the Sirindhorn’s Cup Golf Tournament on Monday, September 12, with the evening also including an auction and many other highlights to raise funds for charity.

The golf tournament was held at Siam Country Club earlier in the day with the field split into three main flights, A, B & C, with two separate flights for the Ladies and Seniors.  The format for the day was stroke play with count backs deciding the final placings in the event of a tie.

The flight winners of the 20th Sirindhorn’s Cup Golf Tournament pose for a photo with Lions Club President-elect of 2011-2012, Montri Sachdev (right).The flight winners of the 20th Sirindhorn’s Cup Golf Tournament pose for a photo with Lions Club President-elect of 2011-2012, Montri Sachdev (right).

The winner of A Flight (H/cap 0-9) was Dr. Preeda Phuthasiriyakorn who finished just ahead of runner up Back Kang Hum.  B Flight (10-17) was topped by Vanchai Sudathep, with Thaworn Ratanasaowaphap taking second place, and C Flight (18-24) was won by Kaewruth Phuthanasin while Dr. Santh Methasiri was the runner up.

In the Ladies flight (0-24) Phuthida Thongphen proved to be the best on the day as she came home first ahead of Visakh Phuthanasin while the Seniors (0-24) top honours went to PSC President Tony Oakes who was pushed to the line by second placed Sumraan Sawadchai.

Pulwachorn Jitphaisansirikul (3rd left) was the proud auction winner of HRH Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s portrait.Pulwachorn Jitphaisansirikul (3rd left) was the proud auction winner of HRH Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s portrait.

At the presentation party all the individual flight winners received Sirindhorn’s Cup trophies while the second placed finishers were presented with the Mayor of Pattaya’s honorary cups.  Other prizes doled out on the evening included golf bags, umbrellas, shirts, and other golfing paraphernalia.

A player tees off hoping to win the Honda Scoopy hole in one prize.A player tees off hoping to win the Honda Scoopy hole in one prize.

The highlight of the evening was the auction of HRH Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s portrait, which went to the highest bid of 49,999 baht from Pulwachorm Jitphaisansirikul.

The annual Lions Club golf tournament is just one of many events held each year to help raise funds for the charitable works supported by the organization.  For more information on Lions Club activities go to www.lionsclubs.org.

Lions Club golfers all set for the Challenge of Siam Country Club.Lions Club golfers all set for the Challenge of Siam Country Club.